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Lerma set for Premier League move as Bournemouth make £16m bid

AFC Bournemouth look set to make Levante’s Jefferson Lerma their first summer signing after making a £16 million bid for the midfielder. Sky Sports understand that a deal for Lerma, who is in Colombia’s World Cup squad, could rise to £19 million when add-ons are taken into account. 23 year-old Lerma signed a permanent deal at the Ciutat de València in 2016 having played for the squad on loan the season before. Although the club finished bottom of La Liga that year, Lerma impressed for the side, where he featured…

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Levante planning Jefferson Lerma contract talks

Levante are planning to hold contract talks with Jefferson Lerma after the international break after they became worried they may lose him this summer. The Colombian midfielder has been in superb form for the Valencia based side, impressing on all counts, which has since gained him interest from a number of club’s, both in La Liga and outside of Spain. Having arrived in Spain back in August 2015, Lerma has been a solid option at the Ciudad de Valencia, whilst his international presence for his national side is expected to…

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Aspas awaiting Lerma ‘racial slur’ investigation outcome

Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas is yet to hear the outcome of an investigation into claims he racially abused Levante midfielder Jefferson Lerma. Lerma accused Aspas in a post match interview of making racial comments towards the midfielder, whilst his club also backed his comments via their official Twitter account and further television replays showed remarks being made between the players. Spanish international Aspas was quick to deny the claims, taking to Celta’s official website earlier this week to share his input on what happened during the game at the weekend. “What…

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Iago Aspas denies racial slur claims after Lerma interview

Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas has denied making racist remarks towards Levante’s Jefferson Lerma during the 1-0 over Levante on Sunday afternoon. Lerma accused Aspas in a post match interview of making racial comments towards the midfielder, whilst his club also backed his comments via their official Twitter account. The Spanish international was quick to deny the claims and he has now taken to the club’s official website to further remove himself from the claims. “What is said on the pitch, stays on the pitch,” he told the Galicians’ official…

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Dani Carvajal accused of racially abusing Jefferson Lerma

Real Madrid defender Dani Carvajal has been accused of racially abusing Levante’s Jefferson Lerma during last weekend’s game, according to reports in Spanish press. Madrid and Levante played out a 1-1 draw the Bernabeu last weekend in a game which saw Marcelo sent off for kicking out at Colombian midfielder Lerma and subsequently banned for one match. Television cameras have now picked up on full-back Carvajal shouting a series of insults at the Levante man following the incident, which included the term ‘monkey’, according to Catalan daily Mundo Deportivo. Another…

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